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Affordable Housing In Foster County
North Dakota

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Foster County

Carrington Homes

1480 Main St
Carrington, North Dakota
Subsidized

Glenfield Housing

383 School Avenue
Glenfield, North Dakota
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Housing Authorities that serve Foster County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Foster County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Great Plains Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Foster County, North Dakota

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 32 affordable apartments for rent in Foster County, North Dakota.

Income Based Apartments in Foster County, North Dakota

Foster County features 32 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Foster County, North Dakota

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Foster County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Foster County, North Dakota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Foster County landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Foster County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Foster County, North Dakota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Foster County, North Dakota Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Foster County, North Dakota Fair Market Rent $629 $644 $734 $1,050 $1,118
Foster County, North Dakota Payment Standard Range $566 to $692 $580 to $708 $661 to $807 $945 to $1,155 $1,006 to $1,230

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Foster County, ND Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 32
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 32
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.08%
Average Renter Household Size 1.70
Average Household Size 2.22
Median Household Income $55,769 ±$6,819
Median Rent $512 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 25.84% ± 9.81pp
Total Population 3,366

Population and Household Demographics

Foster County is a county in North Dakota with a population of 3,366. There are 1,484 households in the county with an average household size of 2.22 persons. 26.08% of households in Foster County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Foster County

The median gross income for households in Foster County is $55,769 a year, or $4,647 a month. The median rent for the county is $512 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Foster County, a household making less than $1,707 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 25.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Foster County.

Area Median Income In Foster County

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

In Foster County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,700

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Foster County

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Foster County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Foster County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,600 $20,100 $22,600 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Foster County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,300 $33,450 $37,650 $41,800 $45,150 $48,500 $51,850 $55,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Foster County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,850 $53,550 $60,250 $66,900 $72,300 $77,650 $83,000 $88,350

Cities In Foster County

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City Served By
Carrington The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Carrington are the Housing Authority of Foster County and Great Plains Housing Authority.
Glenfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Glenfield are the Housing Authority of Foster County and Great Plains Housing Authority.
Grace City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Grace City are the Great Plains Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Foster County.
McHenry The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve McHenry are the Great Plains Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Foster County.